Horse Riding and Treking

Horse Riding along The Royal Canal near Kenagh, County Longford.

Award Winning Horses
There are three equestrian centres in the Longford area.  Mosstown Stables in Kenagh, Mount Cashel Stables in Kilrooskey, and Haydens Equestrain Centre in Bornacoola.  Mosstown Stables is a facility run by the Harrison Family in County Longford, Ireland. It is the home of young Irish rider Robert Harrison. The family’s core business is producing show jumping horses and ponies, to great success. The Stables comprises an all-weather facility enabling riding classes, showjumping practice and events that can be held at any time of day and at any time of year. The arena has been approved by the Association of Irish Riding Establishments (AIRE) and the facility is also Bord Failte approved, with highly experienced full-time and part-time instructors employed. Horses are also available for hire and the facility can be rented for show jumping competitions and practice. There is also an outdoor arena available.

Scenic Treking
Mount Cashel is ideally located near the scenic Lough Ree along the picturesque River Shannon and at the foot of the impressive Slieve Bawn Mountain. It is a popular destination with everything you could need for a truly enjoyable riding experience. Among the many features of the centre are two outdoor arenas and one indoor arena, pony camps for all ages during Easter and Summer, lessons for those with special needs, seasonal show jumping events and snacks and beverages to keep your strength up.  Most areas in the centre are wheelchair accessible. There are also some beautiful trekking and hacking routes in the area.

Into the Wild
Hayden equestrian centre is situated near Roosky on the Shannon River. The centre offers Trekking, riding and lessons to all stages including show jumping and dressage. Interesting treks will lead you along quiet country roads and into wild moorlands where you can enjoy the pure wilderness of the Irish countryside. riders can discover and enjoy the beauty of Leitrim on horseback with fully qualified and family instructors, well schooled ponies and horses.

For further information contact:
Mosstown Stables, Keenagh, Co.Longford
Tel: 043 3322414

Mount Cashel Equestrian Centre, Kilrooskey, Co Roscommon.
Tel: 086 8576929

Haydens Equestrian Centre, Bornacoola, Dromod, Co Leitrim.
Tel: 07196 38049

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